With the golden thread, she mended the lives of the fallen soldiers. Each one was saved at the cost of her own vitality, deepening the pall over her youthful appearance. As she worked, only the faint hope someone would stave off her own approaching end lingered in her mind. Much to her dismay, the only company that appeared was the demon and his cohorts, eyes and claws glinting red. Even so, she continued to sacrifice her own waning life span for the sake of others.
Joan is mainly a female name in the English language, but can be a male name in Catalan, Spanish, Dutch and in French. The English female name is an English form of the Old French name Johanne. Famous people with this name includes Joan of Arc, nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans", who is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Hundred Years' War between England and France.